Ecoliv’s modular design

27 Apr, 2015

AWS Designer Notes, Interview with Ashley Beaumont from Ecoliv about award winning modular home designs featuring Vantage aluminium windows and doors. For more information visit: AWS Ecoliv

Grow It Local Melbourne 2015

17 Apr, 2015

Grow It Local – Melbourne 2015 from SLF on Vimeo. Grow it Local Melbourne celebrates backyard, balcony, community and windowsill food farming in urban areas. It’s about supporting local food producers, sharing growing know-how and bringing people together. As part of the 2015 Sustainable Living Festival Grow it Local targeted…

Fair Food

11 Nov, 2014

Fair Food is Australia’s first feature-length documentary that tells the story of our farmers, social entrepreneurs and communities pioneering new approaches to food production, marketing and distribution. After a year of production by The Field Institute and Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance, the premiere screenings of this very special documentary will…

green Talks Timber

10 Nov, 2014

Green magazine recently held its sixth in a series of green Talks, on the topic of timber. Kennedy’s director Michael Kennedy presented an overview of the timber sourcing considerations and the benefits of using wood. Emma Young from Phooey Architects discussed architectural benefits of using timber. Allpress Roastery provided the…

Ecoliv Yarraville Project

9 Oct, 2014

The Yarraville Project comprises of two crane lifted modules which have extended the living area to an existing inner suburban home. Within two weeks of delivery this home was completely operational for its new owners to move in. Ecoliv Buildings factory built modules feature a 7 star thermal performance rating…

Hodgens House

10 Jul, 2014

This inspiring, innovative home is built in the major regional city of Bendigo, in Victoria. The Architect/owner/builder Lucas Hodgens left no stone unturned in the attempt to create the perfect home for himself, his wife and his growing family. In this video, courtesy of AWS, Luke Hodgens explains why he…

Whittle Waxes at designEX 2014

6 Jun, 2014

Whittle Waxes timber coatings are harmless to humans, animals and to the environment during all stages of manufacturing, processing, and use. The non-skin building finishing process requires no aggressive sanding between layers and results in a beautiful, durable finish with minimum end waste. A full list of designers and…

Australian Recycled Timber at designEX 2014

5 Jun, 2014

A leading supplier of FSC certified and recycled hardwood timber, ART have been involved in some signature projects, including the National Gallery of Victoria and the St Kilda foreshore. A full list of designers and their products presented in the greenroom can be viewed here.

Paperock at designEX 2014

4 Jun, 2014

Paperock is an incredibly strong, non-toxic composite building material made from heat and pressure-cured recycled paper. Manufactured in Australia by an Australian owned company, Paperock is heat resistant to 180C, has no VOC emissions and can be easily installed by a trained carpenter. A full list of designers and…

Copper at designEX 2014

30 May, 2014

A pendant lighting fixture that pays homage to the honeycomb architecture of a bee’s nest, the interlocking segments are inspired by natural geometry and create a lightweight yet robust construction. Made from Bamboo – one of the most renewable materials on the planet and assembled without the use of glues or adhesives, each…